Our research saves lives – if you let us
A new EU data protection law risks killing some types of medical research, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet say. Their prescription: A law that regulates Big Data, but allows for research
Licensing and patents are an untapped source of cash for young companies
Selling ‘knowledge assets’ can help fund growth and lend start-ups credibility with investors. As China educates a new generation of innovators about intellectual property, Europe needs to raise its game.
Call for reform of European Medicines Agency as head is ousted
A European Court of Justice ruling invalidates Guido Rasi’s appointment as head of the EMA, opening the way for further questions on the governance of the agency
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Video: US-China climate deal a great opportunity for Europe
Two giant economies are going to come to Europe’s door to buy green technologies, said Jeppe Kofod, MEP
Climate change initiatives must be more measureable
You do not manage well what you do not measure well. Sticking to this basic principle is particularly important when it comes to dealing with the daunting challenges posed by climate change, says Daniel Zimmer, Director of Innovation, at the Climate-KIC
Our research saves lives – if you let us
A new EU data protection law risks killing some types of medical research, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet say. Their prescription: A law that regulates Big Data, but allows for research
Call for reform of European Medicines Agency as head is ousted
A European Court of Justice ruling invalidates Guido Rasi’s appointment as head of the EMA, opening the way for further questions on the governance of the agency
UK space agency announces new £32M programme
Space industry gets further boost as it basks in the rosy glow of Rosetta
Eastern Europe needs more cochlear implants, says technology pioneer
EU policymakers say they’re ready to listen up and help increase awareness – but better data on prevalence of hearing impairments must come first

ETH launches Future Resilient Systems Programme in Singapore
Critical infrastructure systems are the backbone of society and ever growing in complexity and interconnectedness. A new research programme kicked off at the Singapore-ETH Centre strives to increase their robustness and resilience.
ESADE, IED and UPC are working with CERN to innovate in meeting social needs
Three university centres in Barcelona have been chosen to work for six months on a CERN initiative. CERN is the European Organisation for Nuclear Research.
Bologna spin-off in the final five of the Gaetano Marzotto start-up competition
Stem Sel, a University of Bologna spin-off lead by Prof. Pierluigi Reschiglian, is one of the five finalists of the most important Italian start-up competition, the Gaetano Marzotto Prize.




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Advocates for cross-sectoral R&D support fear a downgrade in the new Commission – but in individual areas such as energy, digital technologies, and pharmaceuticals, a stronger emphasis on growth and investment is good news for many
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Report Europe’s Energy Challenge: A Special Report 2014
The new European Commission has made energy policy one of its top priorities. Reflecting that, this special Science|Business report on “Europe’s energy challenge” gathers insights from across the world on a key topic: Can innovation bring the answers—can it lay the foundation for energy security, affordability and sustainability?
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The transition to a low-carbon energy system is a top priority for the European Union – and new technologies and innovation are critical to achieving the EU’s 2030 targets. The articles contained in Energy Transitions summarise a series of eight high-level policy symposia on Europe’s energy future organized between 2011 and 2014 by Science|Business and supported by BP.
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The IP Summit 2014 (Partner Event)
The IP Summit 2014 will tackle, for the first time alongside Patents and Trademarks topics, Copyright issues. This 9th edition will indeed try to answer the last questions on the main actual IP issues.
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Disease prevention: Meeting the challenge
A high-level roundtable as part of the Science|Business foresight series
Brussels - 04 February 2015
Horizon 2020 – New Commission, new Agenda
The 2015 Science|Business Horizon 2020 Conference
Brussels - 24 March 2015
The Trade Papers: The economic impact of TTIP
A special report and trans-Atlantic conference on TTIP and innovation – organised jointly by Science|Business and ITIF in Brussels and Washington
Brussels - 23 April 2015
The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?
The EU’s transition to a sustainable energy system is a top policy challenge of the coming decade. Though much progress has been achieved, the pace of change is too slow.
5G@Europe Summit 2014 (Partner Event)
We bring the world’s leading mobile network experts to Munich – The 5G@Europe Summit (5G ES) aims to foster debate and provide a forum for sharing ideas regarding the mobile communications of the future.
Innovative regions: How can the EU support regional growth?
A high-level conference with Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner
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